• Building Sidewalks: A Road to Walk On

    One of the key components of a walkable neighborhood is the sidewalk—the roadway for pedestrians. Find out how good sidewalks help prevent pedestrian collisions with motor vehicles and have a...
  • Parks: Made for Walking

    Parks are an essential component of any city’s infrastructure. They play a vital role in improving the social, economic and physical well being of urban areas and its residents. Parks,...
  • Public Transit: Walkable Cities

    The demand for transportation choices and walkable communities is always growing. Recent studies have found that people who live in communities with high-quality public transportation drive less, exercise more, live...
  • Every Body Walks! Visits the Rose Parade

    Did you know that it takes an average of 7,000 hours to decorate a single float for the annual Tournament of Roses Parade? Ours included a team of walkers and...
  • The New Times Square: A Walk to Remember

    New York City’s Times Square is the brightly illuminated hub of the Broadway theater district and one of the world’s busiest pedestrian intersections. According to Travel + Leisure magazine’s October...
  • Every Body Walk! Rose Float Participants Share Their Stories

    Hear the motivational stories from the Every Body Walk! 2012 Rose Parade float walkers and riders. Nurses, doctors and patients talk about how they got involved in the float, how...
  • Bob Sallis, MD: Wear a Pedometer

    Studies show that people who use pedometers walk more on a daily basis. In this video Dr. Sallis explains how using a step counter pedometer is a great way to...
  • Walk The Talk: Therapy in Motion

    Meet Clay Cockrell, a New York social worker and founder of Walk & Talk Therapy, who calls Central Park his main office. He is part of a group of mental...
  • Walks of Life: Jane’s Walk

    Jane’s Walk is a movement of free, citizen-led walking tours inspired by Jane Jacobs. The walks get people to tell stories about their communities, explore their cities, and connect with...
  • Walks of Life: Iverson Mall Walkers

    The Iverson Mall Walkers: This group of spunky seniors in Maryland have been strolling their way to better health and social interaction since 1989 at the Iverson Mall in Hillcrest...

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Watch the Walking Revolution documentary

A 30-minute documentary film that's guaranteed to get you walking, The Walking Revolution explores the tremendous changes a regular walking routine can make in your life and your community.

Experts

Meet Bob Sallis, MD, family physician and sports medicine expert, who encourages his patients to take charge of their health by exercising. Follow Dr. Sallis as he walks all over the world!

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Cycling is my passion. I love to ride my bike on my way to work, when going shopping or in my spare time. I definitely love cycling while in vacation too. Unfortunately, not all the cities in the world can be defined as bike friendly. In the attempt to discover which are the most bike…

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More Walk Score Data in More Ways

At Walk Score we’re committed to helping people find walkable places to live with easy access to the people and places they love. As part of our ongoing effort to make more data available to more people, we’re excited to announce the expansion of our API offerings. Based on user feedback, we’re now offering Walk…

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Born to Move

Are we fighting thousands of years of evolutionary history and the best interests of our bodies when we sit all day? That question is at the core of a fascinating new study of the daily lives and cardiovascular health of a modern tribe of hunter-gatherers. The findings strongly suggest that we are born to be…

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